The unweekly herding: Words Ireland Writers Series in Cork

On Saturday, I went along to a Words Ireland talk at the Triskel Arts Centre in Cork. Words Ireland describes itself as ‘an informal grouping of literature organisations which share a common vision of providing a cohesive and comprehensive literature resource service to the sector and its wider community, both nationally and internationally’. The talk… Read More The unweekly herding: Words Ireland Writers Series in Cork

The unweekly herding: never cross swords with crime writers

Eureka! I’ve finally stumbled on the perfect title for my not-so-regular news round-up – one that reflects the proudly ad hoc nature of my information sharing. Say hello to the annoyingly tweaked The Unweekly Herding… The passion of crime As literary spats go, a highly entertaining one has been raging in this country over the past week or so.… Read More The unweekly herding: never cross swords with crime writers

The weekly herding: the submission mission

The subject of this week’s herding is literary magazines – in particular, what to submit and how long to wait for a response before abandoning all hope. Making the grade Firewords literary journal has launched a podcast series which is very informative. Episode two deals with the submission process from an editor’s perspective, and the two speakers –… Read More The weekly herding: the submission mission